Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Kaltostat

Kaltostat

ConvaTec

Description

Sterile non-woven calcium-sodium alginate fibre dressing. On contact with a bleeding wound, promotes haemostasis.

Indications

Moderate to heavily exuding wounds and the local management of bleeding minor wounds.

Contraindications

Should not be used on individuals who are sensitive or have had an allergic reaction to the dressing or its components. Not indicated for third-degree burns or use as a surgical sponge. Not indicated for heavily bleeding wounds.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 7.5x12cm; 10x20cm; 15x25cm; 30x60cm; 2g rope

Price

£0.99; £2.16; 4.23; £7.28; not available on the Drug Tariff, contact supplier; £3.97

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